Golden Globe: Shrinkage in the lead:
(January 8, 2019; Day 192) – Golden Globe Race leader Jean-Luc Van Den Heede has seen his margin over Mark Slats continue to narrow, now down to 353nm with 2095nm to the finish (as of 1200UTC). Van Den Heede remains plagued by light winds while Slats benefits from the norheasterlies off the African continent. As Van Den Heede approaches the Canary Islands, the French skipper hopes to gain relief within the next two days while his Dutch threat finds the same trap he seeks to escape. Full report.
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